Eli’s Cheesecake’s website is proud to be able to provide our Internet visitors with the opportunity to learn about the history of Eli’s Cheesecake and its founder, shop for authentic Eli’s Cheesecake products and to have fun with our website.
It is through various technologies that we are able to provide our Internet visitors with these opportunities. Through these technologies we collect information from our Internet visitors. This information is then stored in a secure database which is accessible by select members of the Eli’s Cheesecake staff and our Internet Service Provider.
Eli’s Cheesecake uses data collected through many sections of it’s websites to include: Shop Online and C-Cake® Orders, Contact Form Submissions, Win-A-Free Cheesecake Contest Entries, other contests which may be held and Blog Submissions. Eli’s Cheesecake uses data collected through the registration process of sections described above, and through voluntary actions of web visitors, consisting of demographic information, contact information and shopping preferences that allows us to provide users with specific content based on indicated interests and preferences on our website and through communications such as tailored e-mails. Users may provide as much or as little information as they choose on fields that are not required. However, the omission of certain information may limit the value of the Eli’s Cheesecake experience for the web visitor. Most of the information requested is required in order to receive the various Eli’s Cheesecake services for the sections listed above. All required information fields are marked accordingly. No information collected is shared with third parties.
Eli’s Cheesecake provides reports internally for sales and marketing purposes. These reports include aggregate information about our users. The information in these reports is strictly used internally and no information is contained in the reports is shared with outside companies to contact members directly.
In addition, when a web visitor comes to Eli’s Cheesecake from certain other web sites, a cookie may be placed by a third party ad server that helps Eli’s Cheesecake understand how new members come to our site. The third party ad server places similar cookies on other web sites so that it understands your interests across web sites.
Although cookies must be enabled to access certain sections of the Eli’s Cheesecake website, this specific third-party cookie does not have to be present in your ‘Cookies’ folder to access our site. If you wish to eliminate cookies placed by this third party server, you must delete them from the ‘Cookies’ folder in the ‘Windows’ folder of Microsoft Windows systems. If you are not able to determine which cookies are being set by this server, you may choose to delete all cookies. However, this action will eliminate any control information that has been set-up by other web sites you visit. In the case of Eli’s Cheesecake, the next time you visit: www.elicheesecake.com a new cookie will be placed to guide your session interaction.
The Eli’s Cheesecake website has implemented reasonable security measures in an effort to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of the information under our control. Eli’s Cheesecake uses reasonable networking, server, database, and procedural mechanisms in an effort to safeguard the integrity and privacy of data. Our Shop Online section is secured through a secure socket layer so that all of your information collected through our order process is secured.
Eli’s Cheesecake also protects user information off-line. All of our users’ information is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted passwords to access personally identifiable information. Furthermore, all employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Eli’s Cheesecake is committed to protecting the privacy of our visitors and we will continue to review and implement new technologies as necessary to maintain the security of our networks and servers.
The Eli’s Cheesecake web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Eli’s Cheesecake is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.
Because we want our users to feel completely comfortable using the Eli’s Cheesecake services, you have the option of not receiving e-mails as part of our service. You may answer ‘no’ to “Are you interested in receiving occasional emails from Eli’s regarding specials and exciting news?” on any of our forms and you will no longer receive e-mails as part of our service. In addition, you have the option to opt-out of our email communication services anytime you receive one by clicking the Opt-Out link at the bottom of the email message.